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5 Matching questions

  1. Accommodation
  2. Figure ground
  3. Sensation
  4. Relative deprivation
  5. parasympathetic
  1. a The process by which the eye's lens changes shape to focus near or far objects on the retina.
  2. b The organization of the visual field into objects (the figures) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground)
  3. c The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment
  4. d The perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
  5. e rest and digest

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next. Electromagnetic wavelengths vary from the short blips of cosmic rays to the long pulses of radio transmission.
  2. brain and spinal cord
  3. Attempting to alleviate stress by avoiding or ignoring a stressor and attending to emotional needs related to one's stress reaction.
  4. Depth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, available to either eye alone.
  5. This part of the pituitary does not produce hormones, but stores and releases oxytocin and ADH.

5 True/False questions

  1. Problem focused copinga memory measure that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time


  2. hypothalamuslimbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions. reward center


  3. KinesthesisEmotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.


  4. Binocular cuesDepth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, available to either eye alone.


  5. Optic NerveThe nerve that carries neural impulses from the eye to the brain.